ClearVue leads Series C for China O2O catering service
ClearVue Partners has led a $10 million Series C round for Yummy Express, a Beijing-based start-up that provides logistics services for online-to-offline (O2O) food-ordering platforms. SBCVC also participated in the investment.
Yummy Express was founded in 2012 by a group of former employees from DHL and YCH Group. It focuses on meal delivery services for several major Chinese takeout O2O platforms including Baidu Waimai, Meituan-Dianping...
HKEX relaxes rules for IPOs by pre-profit tech companies
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has loosened its listing requirements to allow pre-profit technology companies to go public with market capitalisations as low as HKD 6bn (USD 764m).
Asia GPs must get smarter on target selection, costs - Bain & Co
Careful target selection – based on geography and sector – and increased emphasis on cost controls during ownership will be critical factors for Asian private equity investors as the industry braces for a downturn, according to Bain & Company.
Longreach buys Japan healthcare SaaS player
North Asia buyout specialist The Longreach Group has invested an undisclosed sum in Wellness Communications Corporation (WCC), a Japanese healthcare software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider.
Asia-Europe investor AGIC supports Danish electronics buyout
AGIC Capital, a specialist in Europe-China cross-border deals, has backed the acquisition of PR Electronics, a Danish manufacturer of signal processing equipment with an existing base in China.